The baseball highlight as a last chance at glory, and the transaction wire as four break-ups.
A throughline between Rhys Hoskins, Eddie Stanky, and Onelki Garcia
Also: the freedom of speech exhibited with (certain) baseball cards.
Today offers a selection of players who actually weren’t bad, but also somehow never good enough.
Dreaming of new opportunities for commercial tie-ins, and the lowest possible expectations surmounted. Also, the aforementioned Kevin Bass Game.
On the 20th episode of the DFA podcast, Bryan hosts an all-star collection of BP writers in our first live episode! Listen in as Craig Goldstein, Patrick Dubuque, Jeffrey Paternostro, Emma Baccellieri, Kate Morrison, and Aaron Gleeman all share their thoughts on the major and minor moves as the deadline comes and goes. It’s a must-listen!
A lifetime prepares Brandon Guyer for a single moment; the Giants are euphemized; and Craig Gentry overcomes your indifference.
The summer of 1997, as lived in a gas station sandwich shop; minor league team names reimagined; and the highlights of a baseball dictionary.
An umpire comes online, Charlie Blackmon gets an assist, and Joe Mauer grounds out to first base.